Singapore – 2019

Location: The Fullerton Hotel

Our Singapore Summit agenda is still in development. This is a preliminary agenda, subject to change.

Annual Summit, October 8, 2019

Morning sessions

08:30 – 09:00Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:10Welcome speech
Vijay Krishnan, Managing Director, APAC
09:10 – 09:40Opening address – energy transition
Jarand Rystad, CEO
09:40 – 10:10Oil markets – macro view + APAC view
Bjørnar Tonhaugen, Head of Oil Market Research
10:10 - 10:50Morning Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:20 Gas markets – demand + APAC view
Carlos Torres-Diaz, Head of Gas Market Research
11:20 – 11:50Renewables
Gero Farruggio, Head of Australia
11:50 – 1:10Networking Lunch

Session 1: E&P

1:10 – 1:40Fiscal regime change
Eugene Chiam, Vice President, Upstream Research
1:40 – 2:10Deep dive into Australia’s E&P
Daniel Levy, Senior Analyst
2:10 – 2:20Break to change room
2:20 – 2:50Standardise design / Modularise and cost index
Matthew Fitzsimmons, Vice President, Oilfield Service
2:50 - 3:20Afternoon coffee break

Session 2: OFS

1:10 – 1:40Rig outlook
Jo Friedmann, Analyst
1:40 – 2:10Subsea cube
Henning Bjørvik, Analyst
2:10 – 2:20Break to change room
2:20 – 2:50FPSO new build / upgrade
Audun Martinsen, Partner and Head of Oilfield Service Research
2:50 - 3:20Afternoon coffee break

Afternoon sessions

3:20 – 3:50M&A - Topic TBC
Jon Fredrik Müller, Partner and Head of Consulting Asia Pacific
3:50 – 4:50Keynote panel – The way forward
4:50 – 5:00Closing address
Per Magnus, Senior Partner, Head of Analyses
5:30 – 7:00Networking drinks

Client User Meeting September 24, 2019

Welcome and Intro to Basics

8:30 – 9:00Registration and coffee
9:00 – 9:05Welcome Remarks
Vijay Krishnan, Managing Director, APAC
9:05 – 9:45Comprehensive Sources and Data Methodology - UCube, DCube and Scube
Espen Erlingsen, Partner and Head of Upstream Research
Audun Martinsen, Partner and Head of Oilfield Service Research
9:45 – 10:10Recent and Planned Product Development
Nils-Henrik Bjurstrøms, Partner and Product Portfolio
10:10 – 10:30Coffee break & product demonstrations

Breakout Session 1: E&P

10:30 – 11:15E&P Workshop - UCube and UCCube Economic Model
Espen Erlingsen, Partner and Head of Upstream Research
11:15 – 12:00E&P Workshop
12:00 – 12:30E&P Workshop

Breakout Session 2: Oilfield Service Solutions

10:30 – 11:15OFS Workshop - DCube, SCube, RigCube
Audun Martinsen, Partner and Head of Oilfield Service Research
11:15 – 12:00OFS Workshop
12:00 – 12:30OFS Workshop

Breakout Session 3: Markets Solutions

10:30 – 11:15Markets Workshop
Carlos Torres-Diaz, Head of Gas Market
11:15 – 12:00Markets Workshop
12:00 – 12:30Markets Workshop

Lunch and afternoon

12:30 - 2:00Networking lunch and 1-1 sessions
Product Managers, Rystad Energy


Jarand Rystad - CEO

Jarand founded Rystad Energy in 2004 and is managing the company. Jarand has extensive experience in oil and gas strategy advisory work from McKinsey and Rystad Energy. He has led a number of strategy projects for international oil and gas companies and oilfield service companies. He has also worked with governments and international organizations on topics related to the global energy agenda, and he is advising investors on deal screening, transactions and portfolio management. He is among the most cited petroleum analysts in the industry and been the keynote speaker on numerous international conferences. His areas of expertise include E&P strategy, asset and company transactions, macro analysis and oil service industry analysis. Jarand has also worked for Kvaerner Engineering and as a research scientist within Industrial Economics, gaining wide expertise in statistics and programming. Jarand holds a M.Sc. degree in Physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where he majored with a thesis on astroseismology. He also has an academic background in philosophy, and has been the leader and founder of various organizations.

Per Magnus Nysveen - Senior Partner & Head of Analysis

Per Magnus Nysveen joined Rystad Energy from its founding in 2004 and is in charge of the analyst team. He has broad experience within upstream valuation, cost modelling and oil macro analyses. He has particular expertise in unconventional activities and is in charge of the North American Shale Analysis. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Per Magnus had 15 years of international experience within technology, risk management and venture business, primarily from DNV GL and the CNES space center of France. He holds a M.Sc. degree from NTNU Trondheim and IFP Paris, and a MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau.

Vijay Krishnan - Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Vijay Krishnan is the Managing Director for Rystad Energy Asia Pacific. Vijay joined Rystad Energy in January 2017 and is responsible for the overall business across Asia Pacific for the firm. He has close to 20 years of experience in the Energy & Petrochemical sector. He specialises in advising clients in a commercial capacity from small to large projects and has a keen eye and a great passion for opening new markets and revenue streams. Vijay started his career as a Pricing Analyst covering Energy and Petrochemical products in Asia. He then spent 5 years in Business Development for ICIS-LOR, successfully opening up new markets, developing new clients and products focussed on the Indian Sub-Continent and the Middle East. Vijay was then instrumental in building the Asian business for Wood Mackenzie across the Energy value chain. He spent over 11 years at Wood Mackenzie where his last role was the Regional Director for South & South East Asia and Australia and as the Global Strategic Sales Head for the National Oil Business. Vijay has a BSc in Management Economics from the University of London and is a keen triathlete.

Jon Fredrik Müller - Partner and Head of Consulting Asia Pacific

Jon Fredrik is Partner & Head of Consulting Asia-Pacific at Rystad Energy. His area of expertise includes commercial due diligence, strategy and market assessments within E&P and oilfield services, particularly offshore-related segments like subsea, rigs and offshore vessels. He holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU, Norway, including a graduate exchange program at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.

Audun Martinsen - Partner and Head of Oil Field Service Research

Audun started at Rystad Energy in 2011. He is currently leading the Oilfield Service team and Product Manager of Rystad Energys oilfield service databases DCube and SCube. Audun earned a Masters degree in Marine Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and University of Berkeley, California, and an Executive Master of Management Program within finance from BI. His previous work experience includes Coriolis, Shell and BW Offshore.

Gero Farruggio - Head of Australia and Global Head of Renewable

Gero Farruggio graduated from MEng in Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London & MBA Edinburgh University. He started his career at Schlumberger, where he demonstrated the commercial value of geosteering technology in Venezuela and Nigeria, publishing a selection of papers on innovations for the optimisation of horizontal oil wells. He then spent 16 years at Wood Mackenzie, as Director of Wood Mackenzie Australia Pty Ltd and responsible for Americas and APAC Upstream research. In November 2017 Rystad Energy acquired Sustainable Energy Research Analytics (SERA) where he was Managing Director specialising in renewable energy research and advisory.

Parul Chopra - Vice President, Upstream Research

Parul Chopra is Vice President, Upstream Research at Rystad Energy. He has broad experience in upstream valuation and international fiscal regimes and has been with Rystad Energy for more than 8 years. He is also head of analyst team in India. Prior to this, he has worked in Schlumberger as a Field Engineer. He holds a B. Tech. degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

Sindre Knutsson - Senior Analyst

Sindre Knutsson is a Senior Analyst in Rystad Energy’s markets team with focus on global natural gas and LNG. He is the responsible for the development of Rystad Energy’s Gas Solutions service providing data and analyses on global natural gas markets and fundamentals. Sindre holds a Bachelors degree from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and a Master’s degree from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to joining Rystad Energy, Sindre has four years of experience from the Norwegian Armed Forces working with Electronic Warfare and Intelligence.

Alisa Lukash — Senior Analyst

Alisa is a Senior Analyst on Rystad Energy’s shale research team responsible for the financial analysis of US shale E&Ps, asset sale modeling and company research. Prior to joining Rystad Energy, she worked as a market data consultant covering the global Investment Banks in London. She holds a B.A. in International Economics from Taras Shevchenko National University in Kiev and an M.S. in Finance from Hult International Business School in London.